Development & Database Associate

Development & Database Associate

Camp Ramah in the Berkshires Job Description

Job Title: Development & Database Associate

Classification: Full-Time Year-Round

Reports to: Associate Development Director

Position Purpose:

Camp Ramah in the Berkshires is seeking a full time Development & Database Associate to support the year-round Development/Advancement department various administrative tasks, as well as to provide management over the database system. The position will report to the Associate Development Director with some additional oversight by the Director of Institutional Advancement. This role will have the unique opportunity to assist and learn about all aspects of Camp and the many programs Ramah Berkshires provides.

Essential Job Functions:

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

Administrative Support:
Process checks using the systems and processes in place
Create donor folders for Director of Institutional Advancement and Camp Director as needed
Coordination and execution of major donor mailing appeals (2/year)
Mailings for camper, alumni, and major donor gifts
Reconciliation with Accounting and Development department donor gifts through credit card processors Cardpointe and Stripe, monthly, quarterly, and yearly
Assist in scheduling meetings with volunteers and vendors,
Produce and oversee the donor acknowledgement process
Writing, printing, and sending donor acknowledgement letters
Tribute donations via email and snail mail
Oversee the making, sending and tracking of tribute notifications for donor acknowledgement
Assist Director and Director of Institutional Advancement in managing portfolio of donors and prospective donors
Create prospect research profiles for select prospective donors
Other duties as assigned

Database Management:
Management of donor and donation records in our CRM:
Includes gift entry, demographic updates, combining households, reconciling between two databases
Accurate donation entering into the database with special coding important to the development department for reporting (Fund, Campaign, Appeal)
Update and maintain Development records in our Salsa Engage (email server and lists) and Salsa CRM Donor database (constituent records including donations, one-on-one donor meetings, cultivation, moves management and more)

Event Support:
Provide event support prior to, and at, all of our annual events including sitting at registration and interacting with guests with a smile
These events include:
Parlor meetings at donor homes (approx 3/year)
Annual Gala (1/year)
Annual Golf & Pool Outing (1/year)
Visiting Day (1/year)
Serve as the lead for the Annual Gala’s silent auction from start to finish

Development Reporting:
Run and format reports as needed (For example: year to date comparisons, progress to date, etc…)
Run monthly progress reports
Create various mailings as needed


Impeccable attention to detail and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work as part of a fast paced development team
Comfortable taking direction and instruction
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Google Docs, and Sheets (knowledge of mail merge and name tags)
Comfortable and willing to learn new software systems
Strong written and oral communication skills
Integrity, patience, adaptability, enthusiasm, and an understanding of development and the Jewish nonprofit community

Salary and Benefits
Base Salary range of $45,000-$55,000
403b with Employer Contribution
Medical, dental, and vision options
Customary additional benefits
This role is located year round in Teaneck, NJ and is a hybrid work model
Go home every day feeling like you made the camp and the world a better place

Qualified minorities and/or women are encouraged to apply; EEO.

Office Manager

Office Manager

Office Manager – Position Description

Camp Ramah in the Berkshires is an established, growing and widely-respected non-profit organization based in Bergen County, NJ that operates a residential summer camp in Wingdale, NY.

Camp Ramah in the Berkshires is seeking a full time office manager to support the year-round team with managing our Teaneck (off-season) and Wingdale (summer) offices. This position will report to the Director of Operations with some additional oversight by the Associate Director. This role will have the unique opportunity to assist, to manage, and to learn about all aspects of Camp and the many programs we provide. In addition to managing the day-to-day needs of the Camp offices, the role will have responsibility for administrative management of camp operational tasks including transportation, billing, and special days at camp.

Administrative Support (examples):
Responsible for managing Camp offices
Support senior leadership with administrative projects
Vendor management
Manage camper billing process
Involved in pieces of payables process
Receive, distribute all office mail
Coordinate all office travel
Support institutional advancement department
Provide event support prior to, and at, all of our annual events
Assist the programming office with trip and special activity research
Proactively follow up on vendor bills
Liaise with vendors such as phones, building, cleaners, etc.
Assist with busing, transportation, luggage for arrival and departure

Salary and Benefits:
Base Salary range of $45,000-$55,000
403b Employee Contribution
Health, dental, and vision options
Customary additional benefits
This role is located in Teaneck, NJ during the off season and Wingdale, NY during the summer. This is a hybrid work model during the off season.
Go home every day feeling like you made the camp and the world a better place

Camp Administrator

Camp Administrator

Overview: Camp Tel Yehudah is seeking a dedicated individual to fill the role of Camp Administrator. The Camp Administrator will oversee various administrative aspects related to campers, families, finances, communications, and data organization. This position requires relocation to Barryville, NY, for approximately three months each summer to manage the camp office as the Office Manager while also maintaining year-round duties.


Customer Service and Communication: Act as the primary point of contact for parents and organizations, providing support for enrollment, recruitment, financial inquiries, and dissemination of important information. Manage the main email inbox and main phone line for customer service and other communication.

Data Management: Maintain organized systems for managing data on new camper leads, prospective families, alumni, staff, and vendors. Provide administrative support for recruitment and marketing efforts.

Grant Reporting: Track grants and prepare necessary reports and data.

Financial Administration: Process invoices, manage accounts receivable, process tuition and donation checks, create payment plans, and administer the tuition assistance processes.

Senior Management Support: Serve as a member of the senior management team, contributing to major decisions regarding enrollment, organizational structure, communication, and system management. Along with the entire team, participate in all aspects of recruitment and fundraising.

Enrollment Statistics: Create and maintain enrollment statistics to share with key stakeholders.

Summer Office Management: Oversee the summer office in Barryville, including communication with families and organizations, coordination of transportation arrangements, management of medical and legal forms, financial administration and oversight, and supervision of office support staff.

Collaboration with Young Judaea Global: Work with the Office Manager of Young Judaea Global as it relates to the administration of the shared office and associated tasks.

Office and SWAG Inventory Management: Keep track of and order office and SWAG inventory to ensure adequate supplies for camp operations.

Camp Director

Camp Director

Are you someone who wants to make an impact? Do you want to work with inspired and like-minded professionals? Us too! We take our work very seriously, but we have fun doing it. And we’re searching for passionate, talented people to join the Perlman Camp team.

The Camp Director is ultimately responsible for all aspects of safety, recruitment, management, and customer services for their business and site. From childcare to staff training, the Camp Director’s team does it all. They are expected to work independently by having a firm grasp on the needs of their community and how to field parent questions, support the needs of a dynamic staff team, manage a budget, and engage with lay leadership.

We are seeking an experienced and charismatic individual to serve as the Camp Director of Perlman Camp. As the Perlman Camp Director, you will have the opportunity to carry on and shape the camp's culture, uphold its Jewish values, and create memorable experiences for campers and staff. Reporting to the President of Perlman Camp Board of Directors (BOD), you will work closely with the BOD as you oversee all aspects of camp operations, ensuring a safe, nurturing, and enriching Jewish environment for campers and staff. The Camp Director directly supervises the year-round camp team.

Year-Round Responsibilities
-Responsible for the development and implementation of a marketing, recruitment, and fundraising strategy that delivers on set budget expectations.
-Manage the full-time camp team tasked with implementing initiatives focused on our three key pillars: childcare, programming, and Judaics.
-Responsible for staff hiring, expectation setting, training, and evaluation
-Engage positively and effectively with current and prospective families
-Responsible for 300-acre campsite in Lake Como, Pennsylvania, including management of year-round stuff team (food service and facilities), maintenance projects, and capital improvements
-Partner with the Board of Directors to ensure that major decisions align with the camp’s strategic priorities. Serve as the primary liaison between professional staff and Board of Directors.
-Travel for camper/staff recruitment, year-round events, and professional conferences.
-Develop and oversee the business management functions of camp, including financial record keeping, office operations, and insurance.
-Oversee fundraising and grant work, working closely with the Board of Directors and professional staff team.
-Oversee Perlman’s rental property, on camp grounds, which provides an important revenue stream to camp, and which is leased to BBYO, and continue to develop and grow the relationship between Perlman Camp and BBYO.
-Foster and grow relationships among all stakeholders of Perlman Camp, including donors and alumni, through collaboration with the board and community.

Summer-Specific Responsibilities
-Responsible for the health and well-being of all campers and staff.
-Supervise, train, and evaluate the health and wellness team (Health Center and Social Workers).
-Supervise, train, and evaluate the operations and facilities teams: maintenance, kitchen, and office.
-Provide stellar customer service to camp families.

About Perlman Camp
Formally, we’re a residential summer camp. Informally, we’re a passionate, driven group of people working together to make a real impact.

Perlman Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun, and meaningful summer camp experience in a Jewish environment. We offer a close-knit and family-oriented atmosphere, which provides opportunities for each camper’s growth and development. Our traditional camp program, coupled with exceptional childcare, outstanding programming, and inclusive Jewish community provide the ultimate camp experience.

As Perlman Camp celebrates its 70th anniversary this summer, the camp continues its mission of providing a warm and welcoming Jewish community that fosters transformational and enriching summer experiences for our campers and staff. Staff, campers, and alumni describe Perlman as warm, inclusive, and their “summer home.” Drawing campers from all over the country but primarily the east coast, Perlman Camp currently offers a three-, four-, and seven-week overnight summer program for rising 2nd-12th graders.

Life at Perlman Camp is centered around the following Jewish values:
Kehillah Kedosha – Sacred Community. By building and welcoming inclusive communities, we create caring places where each individual is valued and connected to one another.
Nefesh Yehudi – Jewish Journey. By being open to self-exploration, discovery, and expressing our Judaism, we challenge ourselves to make Judaism personally meaningful and relevant.
Ahavat Yisrael – Love of Israel. By deepening our understanding of Israel’s people, land, and history, we foster a passion for Israel as our Jewish homeland.
Tikkun Middot – Jewish Values and Moral Compass. By applying Jewish values and striving to be good and ethical people, we make our world a more friendly and kind place.
K’lal Yisrael – Jewish Peoplehood/Jewish Culture. By participating in Jewish life and embracing the diversity of our Jewish communities, we create a feeling of commitment and belonging to the greater Jewish people.

Assistant Director of Camp Care

Assistant Director of Camp Care

The Assistant Director: Camp Care at Camp Galil is responsible for supporting the mental, emotional, and social well-being of all campers and staff members. This staff member will serve as a critical component of our Camper Care Team and guide Galil in creating an environment that’s welcoming for all. The Assistant Director: Camp Care will assist staff members with managing the social dynamics and behavior of their campers, while assisting them in meeting camper needs. The Assistant Director: Camp Care will regularly speak with parents of campers to elicit collaboration in achieving success for their camper. Together with a team of talented individuals, the Assistant Director: Camp Care will help to ensure the attention to and support of each camper and staff member’s well-being while in our care, including our community members’ Mental, Emotional, and Social Health (MESH) needs.

This is a great opportunity to leverage previous professional experience in a role that offers seasonal flexibility and the opportunity for a mental health professional to work alongside year-round Professional Staff and a seasonal youth leadership team to employ strategic thinking, problem-solving, thoughtful, and intentional care and guidance, and the delicate and expert touch needed to help ensure the highest quality of care of our participants. With the primary goal of supporting campers, the Assistant Director: Camp Care will provide hands-on care to campers, with a focus on being a resource to staff members in their work with children at camp. The Assistant Director: Camp Care will also be a key point of contact for parents during the summer. Central to this position’s success is the educational and practical experience and insight regarding contemporary practices related to child development, social work, group dynamics, adolescent behavior, behavior management, and other related areas.

The Assistant Director: Camp Care’s role requires a great deal of flexibility and collaboration with Galil’s Professional Staff team and seasonal leadership team to be a direct source of support for campers, for staff in their work directly with campers aged 7 to 18 years, as well as for staff, as needed. The person will work on a year-round basis, living on-site and working fulltime in an immersive and intensive camp environment from June through August, and part-time (average 10 hours/week and 2-3 multi-day conferences) through the off-season (Sept-May). The Assistant Director: Camp Care, will be directly supervised by the Executive Director, and will work in partnership with the entire Camper Care team, which includes the youth leadership team and medical team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Playing a leadership role in the planning and implementation of staff training and ongoing staff learning related to mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health (MESSH);

• Serving as a resource to campers and staff throughout the summer in facing mental, emotional and social health challenges, and creating environments where campers and staff can thrive.

• Managing information about camper needs, and communicating those to staff, as well as documenting communication and plans as appropriate.

• Communicating and managing relationships with parents/caregivers in regards to camper needs.

• Provide counseling and interventions to campers and staff, as appropriate.

• Cultivate and maintain relationships with camp families that are rooted in excellent communication, trust, and partnership.

• Assist in recruiting campers and maintaining relationships with camp families throughout the year and over the summer.

• Serve as the lead in family/parent communication in relation to mental, social, and emotional health at camp.

• Oversee the intake process for new campers with identified needs, while continually screening camper information forms for potential unidentified areas for support (e.g. recent trauma, etc.)

• Assist in collecting camper forms, reviewing camper files pre-season, and documenting camper care/situations at camp.

• Be an active presence on-site at camp as a part of the community.

• Participate in the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s Community of Practice as part of the Yedid Nefesh program, including monthly calls, 2-3 virtual gatherings and one in-person gatherings per year with other Jewish camp mental health professionals.

Associate Director – Development and Community Engagement

Associate Director – Development and Community Engagement

As a member of the management team, the Associate Director reports directly to the Director, and is responsible for developing and executing our development strategy to build a culture of philanthropy, develop relationships with key stakeholders, and build a robust alumni engagement program to raise funds for Camp Seneca Lake’s capital, program, and scholarship needs.

Camp Seneca Lake (CSL) is a premier Jewish overnight summer camp set on 200+ acres on Seneca Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Western New York. For over 90 summers CSL has given campers in grades 3-12 a special place to recharge, unplug, and connect to nature and friends. CSL welcomes all campers into a safe compassionate community where each child is encouraged to become their best self. Children from all backgrounds come together to learn important life skills that will stay with them through adulthood. Campers develop independence, form lifelong friendships, and a deep connection to a tight knit community that is strong at its core.

CSL is owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester. We are an inclusive community center and camp that welcomes campers and staff of all faiths, backgrounds, and ages. This is a full-time, year-round position. Our team includes a mix of staff based in Rochester and those who work remotely, and we are open to candidates who want to live in Rochester or be based elsewhere in driving distance of Rochester during the year. From June-August, the Associate Director of Development should expect to spend some time at camp in Penn Yan, NY, but will not be required to live at camp full-time.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Fundraising :

Partner with the Director and Advisory Board Development Committee to develop a cohesive development strategy including donor cultivation, direct solicitation, campaign goals, and ongoing stewardship
Own the production of fundraising marketing materials including monthly newsletter, info sheets, and digital media
Participate in regular strategy sessions with camp management team to identify and address ongoing areas of focus
Support the Director in preparing for Advisory Board meetings and partnering with Advisory Board Development Committee chairs to execute fundraising campaigns.
Own the preparation of grant proposals and necessary reporting for confirmed grants
Solicit gifts from prospective foundations, corporations, and individual donors to meet campaign goals.
Maintain CRM system for donors
Serve as a liaison to the JCC Finance team
Alumni and community engagement:

Plan and organize alumni engagement events serving as main point of contact for attendees and supporting program planning and execution
Serve as the liaison for the Alumni Committee, collaborating with the group to plan alumni gatherings in various cities
Ensure alumni database in Camp Minder is comprehensive and accurate
Work with the summer Office Manager and serve as indirect supervisor for summer Media Team, ensuring that media produced at camp can be leveraged for communications

Development Director

Development Director

Capital Camps & Retreat Center (CCRC), a non-profit Jewish camping and retreat organization, is seeking a full-time Development Director to lead our philanthropy and marketing efforts in partnership with our CEO.

Agency Overview

CCRC provides enriching, summer overnight camp and year-round retreat services to children, families and organizations primarily from the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia areas. The agency’s office is located in Rockville, MD, and the camp and retreat center are located in Waynesboro, PA. Founded in 1987, Capital Camps has enjoyed steady growth and is now close to capacity each summer with children ages eight to 17 on a sprawling renovated campus in the Catoctin Mountains.  The Retreat Center, which hosts approximately 100 groups each year, is a center of learning and rejuvenation for adults, families, and organizations.

CCRC is affiliated with the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore, JCCA (Jewish Community Center Association), ACA (American Camp Association), FJC (The Foundation for Jewish Camp), and JCamp 180 (a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation)

For more information about the camp, go to capitalcamps.org, and capitalretreat.org for information about the retreat center.

CCRC seeks a dynamic Development Director to join its senior leadership team and lead/direct its fundraising, communications & marketing, and volunteer engagement efforts. The Development Director will work in direct partnership with the CEO and Board of Directors to continue to elevate the agency’s development program and its system for securing and growing support, while creating a positive culture of philanthropy and engagement within the CCRC community.

-Overall Vision and Implementation
-Drive fundraising and engagement for the organization and serve as a motivational force in fundraising efforts.
-Design a development plan to institutionalize an annual campaign fundraising strategy while also supporting the Capital Campaigns and Planned Giving.
-Implement the development plan in a methodical, organized, and transparent way.
-Evaluate the agency’s strategies for development and advancement and set new goals each year to create a donor-centered and segmented fundraising approach.
-Maintain a portfolio of major gift prospects; collaborate with the Development staff and volunteers in securing commitments.
-Identify and cultivate new donors in the parent, grandparent, alumni, and broader community, and steward existing donors in partnerships with the CEO and Board members.
-Manage a portfolio of prospective donors for the CEO.
-Manage the Legacy Donors, maintaining ongoing relationships with members through individual cultivation and events, and expanding the number of members each year.
-Coordinate with the Development Operations Coordinator to increase alumni engagement and giving.
-Direct the Communications and Marketing Associate to extend the reach of the agency.

CEO/Board Partnership

-Direct and support the CEO and Board members in developing fundraising opportunities and prepare lay leadership for outreach efforts.

Board Relations

-Partner with the Board chair, CEO and Development Committee Chair in creating a culture of philanthropy on the Board and throughout entire camp community.
-Train Board members and other volunteers to fundraise effectively for Capital Camps & Retreat Center.
-Help to build the Board’s Development Committee and partner with the Board Chair, CEO and Development Committee in setting fundraising strategy and goals as related to the development plan.
-Serve as the Development Team’s primary liaison with the Board of Directors, Past Chairs and Development volunteer leadership, and CEO by preparing and presenting strategy, planning and progress reports.

Community Relations

-Serve as an ambassador for camp and build a broad base of volunteer ambassadors, who can reach out in the community to build positive identification with and support for Capital Camps.
-Track development opportunities and directing them through the process of identification, cultivation, solicitations, and stewardship.
-Work with the Development Operations Coordinator to create donor cultivation and stewardship events in the community to broaden awareness, engagement and philanthropy to meet the agency goals.


-Review all fundraising materials and work with Development Committee members to update and revise materials to capture the “story” of Capital Camps through effective marketing, communication and PR.
-Oversee the publication of an annual development report, and along with the communications/marketing team, develop and produce other strategic and development communications.

Staff Management and Supervision

-Provide financial oversight for the department, including budgeting, planning, donation tracking, and expense tracking.
-Supervise and support the agency’s development operations coordinator and marketing/communications team.
-Strengthen the organization’s culture of philanthropy and lead the department and team’s growth into the future.
-Provide oversight to ensure gifts are recorded and donors are recognized appropriately.

Assistant Director, Business & Rentals

Assistant Director, Business & Rentals

Camp Daisy and Harry Stein is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented professional to join our team as an Assistant Director.

Camp Daisy and Harry Stein, owned and operated by Congregation Beth Israel in Scottsdale, is a unique and exciting place. A Jewish overnight summer camp nestled in the majestic Bradshaw Forest of Prescott, Arizona, it is a place where campers and staff discover more about themselves, their abilities, & their Judaism.

The Role:
The Assistant Director interacts regularly with our camp community. Whether in conversation with parents or planning retreats, discussing rental opportunities, or negotiating contracts, this team member has exceptional communication skills and works toward building a positive community experience for all. We are looking for someone with excellent organizational skills, an interest in sales and recruitment, and is committed to the mission and values of Camp Stein. Our team culture is supportive, creative, and flexible, and based in Jewish values. If you are an enthusiastic team player, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and have a love of all things camp, we hope you’ll join our team.

What you’ll do:
Throughout the year, you’ll interface with camper families and rental clients, supporting their camp experience. You will lead efforts to identify and cultivate new clientele and seek opportunities to expand Camp Stein’s rental business as a source of revenue. In partnership with the camp director and associate director, you’ll plan and prepare for the summer camp season through communication with camper families, staff members, and vendors. During the summer, you’ll join the camp team at camp in Prescott, focusing primarily on office administration and parent-facing communication. This staff member reports to the Camp Director.

Day-to-day tasks and projects may include:
Year-Round (At CBI and Retreats at Camp)
Retreat Business:
a. Own and drive profitable growth of off-season rental & retreat business
b. Develop marketing materials and strategy; implement and review our strategy regularly
c. Coordinate all needs with rental clients, including contract process and event-planning support
d. Act as concierge during events (at camp)
e. Post-event follow-up including invoicing, payments, and surveys
Summer Planning & Preparation:
a. Coordinate summer and event merchandise (SWAG)
b. Plan and lead implementation for Camp Stein retreats, Open Houses, and camp tours
c. Trip/Travel planning for programmatic and administrative needs
a. Oversee and track camper registration and enrollment, invoicing, & parent communication
b. Database management and oversight, including seasonal/financial set-up and close-out, applications, form management & intake processing
c. Vendor management: Vendor contracts, scheduling of vendors, etc.
d. Assist with administrative tasks related to annual campaign, capital campaigns, and legacy programs

Summer Season (Mid-May – July at Camp)
Program & Communications:
a. Trip/Travel Coordination and logistics, including transportation for programmatic & administrative needs
b. Welcome and serve as liaison for guests at camp
c. Coordinate summer communications including newsletters, Shabbat emails, and cabin notes
d. In partnership with camp photographer, manage online photo albums
a. Maintaining efficient office space and operations
b. Answering phones and responding to parent questions, ensuring follow-up to all calls and emails
c. Maintain process for supply inventory and procurement of supplies
d. Track purchases and maintain on-going communication with Controller
e. Ongoing coordination with vendors, security personnel, trip providers, transportation etc.
Retreat Business:
a. Ongoing marketing of the camp facility
b. Schedule and provide tours to potential clients
c. Execute contracts, prepare for rental season
This is not all-inclusive, and some portfolio items may change or be added throughout the year. Camp is a fast-paced environment, and each member of the team is an integral piece in ensuring the smooth functioning of the full community.

What you’ll receive:
• Salary commensurate with experience, $45,000 – $55,000, alongside an attractive benefits and retirement package
• Paid time off and paid holidays (federal and religious holidays)
• Professional development opportunities

BB Day Camps Director

BB Day Camps Director

• Develop and implement a strategy for the design, expansion, and growth of current and new BB Day Camps; develop partnerships throughout the State; travel will be necessary
• Develop and implement a strategy for the recruitment of new campers and the retention of current campers, including in-direct and direct outreach and communication with prospective and current families; travel will be necessary
• Develop and implement the strategy for the recruitment, hiring, training, and oversight of all BB Day Camps staff
• Plan and execute staff training and development, as well as a comprehensive plan for evaluation to assure high performance and accountability
• Supervise and support Site Directors; Conduct regular supervisory meetings with your direct reports
• Responsible for Units and Program in the absence of BB Day Camp Site Directors
• Develop and implement incentive/ morale boosting programs for BB Day Camps staff
• Maintain oversight of all summer staff members to assure compliance with all policies regarding staff behavior, personnel policies, and other relevant standards
• As the primary liaison with parents of campers throughout the year, the BB Day Camps Director is responsible for communicating all issues positively and effectively regarding the campers and teens in Camp’s care
• Responsible for excellence in customer service and customer care
• Develop and implement methods for the maintenance of a strong camp community throughout the summer and off-season
• Responsible for evaluation of the summer program
• Oversee all camper and staff medical care
• Implement and monitor safety programs, crisis management, and emergency procedures

• Develop and oversee the implementation of vibrant BB Day Camp programs that fulfill the mission of BB Camp as a strong Jewish identity-building and community-building experience for campers and staff
• Ensure that Jewish values and culture are an integral and visible part of the daily life of BB Day Camps and oversee the implementation of innovative and traditional programs and activities to meet the needs of all age groups
• Develop and implement effective year-round engagement activities for campers and families, including Vacation Day Camps, Winter & Spring Break Camps, and various community engagement activities.
• Coordinate all off-site trips and develop mechanisms for excellent implementation
• Set and supervise opening and closing day procedures for staff and campers
• Work with BB Day Camps leadership staff to develop routines and schedules for Camp
• Assign staff to activities and other program responsibilities
• Assist and participate in camp activities
• Be available to assist with camp groups and program activities when needed

• Work with our Marketing staff to develop and execute all program marketing and communications; Develop, monitor, and evaluate marketing plans for programs
• Assist Chief Executive Officer or designee in tracking enrollment in tandem with the marketing plan
• Represent BB Camp at community-wide events, camper, and staff recruitment trips, etc.
• Create and maintain cooperative relationships with community partners and competitors
• Assist in creating flyers, brochures, press releases, online marketing tools, etc. for programs
• Develop marketing involvement opportunities for parents and program committee members
• Speak at community-wide events on behalf of BB Camp

• In collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer or designee, the BB Day Camps Director will create and manage parts of the B’nai B’rith Camp budget and provide regular budget projections, as required
• Responsible for ordering and purchasing program supplies and equipment within budget parameters
• Responsible for overseeing and approving program supply/ equipment purchasing during BB Day Camps
• Solicit donations for B’nai B’rith Camp
• Assist staff in maintaining campers’ files
• Coordinate all transportation needs
• Responsible for camper group placements
• Assure that B’nai B’rith Camp meets State and local regulations and requirements on an annual basis
• Provide professional support and guidance to lay leadership committees
• Keep records and prepare reports, charts, and schedules as needed and required

Youth Director

Youth Director

Director of Congregation Beth Am Youth

Congregation Beth Am (CBA) is a Conservative Jewish synagogue of San Diego that is seeking a dynamic, energetic leader to take on the role of Director of CBA Youth. The successful candidate will be someone who is passionate about building relationships with youth ages 5-18 and fostering their Jewish growth, connections, and commitment. CBA’s Youth program is designed with a clear focus on the goals outlined below.

Youth Program Goals:

Proud, Comfortable, and Engaged: We strive to create a welcoming and fun environment for young members of CBA to take pride in and be comfortable with their Jewish identity, and to be actively involved in synagogue life.

Inclusive and Diverse: We are committed to attracting and embracing youth from diverse backgrounds, ensuring that our community is inclusive and welcoming to all.

Connect with Other Jewish Youth: We encourage participants to develop and strengthen their relationships with their peers, while actively participating in Jewish activities, traditions, and learning experiences.

Promote Prayer, Love of Israel, Tikkun Olam, and Jewish Learning: We stand for these core values of CBA’s mission and we strive to incorporate them in a fun and relevant way for our youth.

Youth Program Details:

Activities and Programs For All Ages: Our youth program offers a range of fun recreational programs tailored to each age group from Kindergarten to 12th grade.

Different Touchpoints: We provide multiple touchpoints for engagement, recognizing that different individuals may connect with their Jewish identity in various ways. We strive to integrate the many programs we offer e.g. Hebrew school and USY events.

Youth-Driven: We empower our participants (especially our teens) to take the lead in shaping their Jewish journey, giving them opportunities to contribute their ideas and to serve as leaders and as role models.

Age Groups are Interconnected: We work to create a sense of connection among the different grade levels ranging from our K to our 12th grade, promoting interaction and mentorship among our youth.

Local, Regional, National, and International Opportunities: We facilitate connections and opportunities for our youth to engage on local, regional, national, and international levels, broadening their horizons and enriching their experiences.

Key Responsibilities:

Program Development and Implementation:
● Design and execute monthly and seasonal innovative programs for each CBA youth cohort that promotes Jewish culture, social connection and Jewish values.
○ Target specific age groups (K-1; 2nd-3rd grade; 4th-6th grade; 7th-12th grade, currently USY).
● Participate in Hebrew school and Hebrew High to enhance educational experiences, roles to be assigned.
● Oversee implementation of children’s High Holiday program.
● Coordinate with Education Director on the facilitation and implementation of 4th-6th grade youth retreat.

Community Building and Engagement:
● Foster strong relationships with youth, encouraging their active participation in synagogue life.
● Empower youth to create and implement their own programming and to serve as mentors for younger members.
● Coordinate with other community organizations to create joint programs and initiatives.
● Assist and collaborate with Senior staff for synagogue wide “all-hands” programming.

Leadership and Volunteer Coordination:
● Recruit, train, and manage volunteers for various youth programs.
● Coordinate, organize and run the Parent committee of CBA Youth programs.
● Provide leadership and guidance to youth groups and committees.
● Serve as a positive role model for youth as a passionate and involved Jewish leader.

Communication and Outreach:
● Communicate effectively with families and the synagogue community in partnership with the Director of Communications.
○ Provide marketing material for all youth events.

● Manage hiring, payroll, and supervision for all staff involved in youth programming.
○ Director of CBA Youth will have advisors who will help implement the goals and programmatic elements of our program.

Administrative Responsibilities:
● Develop and manage the budget for all youth programs.
● Develop and maintain the annual youth programming calendar in coordination with the synagogue calendar.
● Ensure compliance with all safety and security protocols for events and activities.

Hours and Work Locations
This is a full-time exempt position. Work will be performed primarily in-person at Congregation Beth Am, with some flexibility around daily hours, understanding that the Director of CBA Youth will be present on campus when youth are present for programming. There is an expectation of availability to attend/lead programming on some Shabbatot/holidays and/or weekends/evenings. The Director of CBA Youth is a member of CBA Senior staff and reports to the Rabbi.

● Competitive salary based on industry standards- $70,000-80,000 (based on experience)
● Benefits include: medical, discounted dental and vision.
● Three weeks paid vacation with additional reasonable working time flexibility as part of mutual understanding of flexibility regarding working hours.
● Access to a 403b plan.